illude


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illude

(ɪˈluːd)
vb
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) literary to trick or deceive
[C15: from Latin illūdere to sport with, from lūdus game]

il•lude

(ɪˈlud)
v.t. -lud•ed, -lud•ing.
1. to deceive or trick.
2. Obs.
a. to mock or ridicule.
b. to evade.
[1445–50; Middle English < Latin illūdere to mock, ridicule; see illusion]

illude


Past participle: illuded
Gerund: illuding

Imperative
illude
illude
Present
I illude
you illude
he/she/it illudes
we illude
you illude
they illude
Preterite
I illuded
you illuded
he/she/it illuded
we illuded
you illuded
they illuded
Present Continuous
I am illuding
you are illuding
he/she/it is illuding
we are illuding
you are illuding
they are illuding
Present Perfect
I have illuded
you have illuded
he/she/it has illuded
we have illuded
you have illuded
they have illuded
Past Continuous
I was illuding
you were illuding
he/she/it was illuding
we were illuding
you were illuding
they were illuding
Past Perfect
I had illuded
you had illuded
he/she/it had illuded
we had illuded
you had illuded
they had illuded
Future
I will illude
you will illude
he/she/it will illude
we will illude
you will illude
they will illude
Future Perfect
I will have illuded
you will have illuded
he/she/it will have illuded
we will have illuded
you will have illuded
they will have illuded
Future Continuous
I will be illuding
you will be illuding
he/she/it will be illuding
we will be illuding
you will be illuding
they will be illuding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been illuding
you have been illuding
he/she/it has been illuding
we have been illuding
you have been illuding
they have been illuding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been illuding
you will have been illuding
he/she/it will have been illuding
we will have been illuding
you will have been illuding
they will have been illuding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been illuding
you had been illuding
he/she/it had been illuding
we had been illuding
you had been illuding
they had been illuding
Conditional
I would illude
you would illude
he/she/it would illude
we would illude
you would illude
they would illude
Past Conditional
I would have illuded
you would have illuded
he/she/it would have illuded
we would have illuded
you would have illuded
they would have illuded
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References in periodicals archive ?
Not even "le grand Gustave" could ultimately illude [sic] himself as a formative power in his work--not after the pain of a lifetime directed to no other end.
Le quattro micro-storie che Soldini interseca sono racconti di solitudine, come quello dell'infermiera Veronica (Patrizia Piccinini), che si illude di essere libera e indipendente a patto di non avere rapporti sentimentali duraturi.
42) Allora una mera ripetizione del mito non e sufficiente a ristabilire un vissuto e perche cio abbia luogo e necessaria la cerimonia, il rito che, con il ricorso a piccoli gesti e a ripetizioni, si illude di riconquistare la fluidita del vissuto.
However, both Star Spangled and Illude finished second under McEvoy at the country track.